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Africans 1930s and 1940s Photos

Started by Chuck Thompson, 17 July, 2009, 05:59

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Chuck Thompson

My father, Melvyn (Mel) C. Thompson, arrived in Tanganyka late in 1936 to work for a British East African gold mining company.  His job was to prospect for gold.  These are photos he took of the people he hired as porters to support the prospecting operation.